What Type Of Materials Can Be Added To Traditional Reserves? Book, audiocassettes, videocassettes, DVDs, CD-ROMs, including library copies or personal copies, study guides, sample exams, etc. We do not add entire periodical issues from the library's collection to the reserve collection as our periodicals do not circulate from the building.
What Copyright Requirements Must Be Met? All materials for the reserve collection must meet copyright requirements. The Library will not place materials on reserve if it judges that the nature, scope, or extent of the material is beyond the reasonable limits of the Fair Use Guidelines of the Copyright Law. It is the responsibility of the faculty member to ensure the material meets the guidelines and to obtain permission to use copyrighted materials. The faculty member must agree to the following statements:
- I acknowledge having read the Jim Dan Hill Library's reserve copyright guidelines and agree that the materials I submit are in compliance with this interpretation of the US Copyright Law.
- When required, I received permission from the copyright holder to provide access to the material I am submitting.
How Do I Submit Materials? All materials must be accompanied by a completed Reserve Request Form which includes the instructor name, class, and loan information. Please include the title of the materials on the form in the same manner as it appears in your syllabus.
How Long Will It Take? Materials submitted for reserve will be available within three days (Monday-Friday) of receipt in the Library. Please note that the beginning of the semester is very busy and additional processing time (1 week+) may be needed. Materials will be processed in the order they are received.
When Can I Submit Materials? Materials may be submitted at any time prior to or during the semester. Please note on the form the term for which the material is to be available.
To Whom Should I Submit Materials? Materials and the Reserve Request Form(s) may be dropped off at the JDH Library, Room 105 from 8am - 4pm, Monday-Friday. Materials may be left at the Public Services Desk during other Library hours.